|Repository:||Georgia Historical Society|
|Creator:||Photocraft (Savannah, Ga.)|
|Extent:||6.0 cubic feet (11 boxes)|
Photocraft was a business located on 12 West State Street in Savannah, Georgia that was run by George W. Gillins and J. Byron Newton, Jr. Photocraft sold photographic equipment and supplies, and provided film developing, printing, and enlarging services.
This collection contains business correspondence, accounts, and financial statements from 1937 to 1973 for Photocraft, a photography development and supply store in Savannah, Georgia. Also included is a box camera from the early 1900s. Of particular interest is George W. Gillins' civilian pass with his photograph to enter Camp Stewart (present day Fort Stewart) where he was a photographer in the early 1940s. There is also correspondence between Gillins and army officials concerning his work at Camp Stewart as well as correspondence and accounts regarding the business Photocraft supplied to the army during World War II.
This collection is arranged into 11 boxes:
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